2016 Board Slate Finalized for AFP Central Florida

In accordance with the Chapter’s bylaws, the Committee on Directorship is presenting this 2016 slate of officers and directors to our membership for consideration and ratification at the AFP Central Florida Chapter’s annual meeting.

Officers and members of the executive committee appear in the shaded area. Teams responsible for Chapter functions are grouped in a box under the appropriate vice president. The order in which directors are listed has no meaning. We look forward to your participation at the Wednesday, December 9 member meeting.



Nominations are being accepted for 2016 AFP Central Florida Board Service

AFP logo colo.phpAFP Central Florida is recruiting volunteer leaders for its 2016 Board of Directors. The AFP Central Florida board is comprised of talented AFP members who plan and implement programs that support the professional growth of our members; and whose support helps to advance the fundraising profession in our region. Board members commit to serving a one-year term beginning January 1, 2016. Each board position has a specific area of responsibility and works with other board members in an integrated and collaborative manner to achieve the chapter’s annual objectives and long-term goals. Expectations are outlined in the nomination package with additional individual discussions scheduled during slate creation.

AFP CFC Board Application Package 2016

  1. Complete the attached 2016 Board of Directors application. Only AFP Central Florida members in good standing are eligible to apply.
  2. Submit the AFP CFC Board Application Package 2016 as an email attachment to mail@afpcentralflorida.org.
  3. A member of the AFP Committee on Directorship will contact you to discuss your application and areas of interest.
  4. Applicants will be notified on or before November 5, 2015 with results of board selection.
  5. A proposed slate of 2016 Board of Directors will be compiled by the Committee on Directorship and emailed to the AFP Central Florida membership by November 4, 2015.
  6. A vote to approve the 2016 Board of Directors slate will occur at the AFP Central Florida annual meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Only AFP Central Florida members in good standing are eligible to vote.


Celebrate 30 Years!

Help celebrate our 30th Anniversary of National Philanthropy Day by recognizing a volunteer, donor, company, organization or fundraising professional that has made an impact in the Central Florida community.

Help celebrate our 30th Anniversary by recognizing a volunteer, donor, company, organization or fundraising professional that has made an impact in the Central Florida community. As a bonus, your nomination and contribution of $30 will help support AFP Central Florida. It is a simple process:

  1. 1. Fill out the form here and contribute $30.
  2. 2. You will receive an email with your gift receipt.
  3. 3. The person/organization will receive an email noting that they are being celebrated by you (you can remain anonymous, if you prefer).

By the way, you can celebrate as many people or organizations that you would like… Honor an individual or corporation at $30 per submission.

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) 2-Day Review Course

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The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Examination enables fundraising professionals to demonstrate mastery of the six core knowledge areas related to fundraising practice. As more organizations become aware of the standard of excellence a CFRE represents, the importance of this certification cannot be overstated. With CFRE behind your name, employers, peers and the philanthropic community know that you have demonstrated masterly of fundraising practices and methodology. As an employer, having a CFRE on staff will represent the organization with their high level of professional standards. Two-day Course Date & Times:  October 1-2, 2015, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Two-day Course Registration: $200 AFP Members – Current, $250 AFP Non-members. Note: AFP Members must be a current member at time of registration and on course dates. Course materials and boxed lunches are included with Registration.

Educational Credits: Full participation in the AFP CFRE Review Course is applicable for 13.75 points in Category 1.B Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification.

About the speaker Janet K. Ginn, CFRE:  Ms. Ginn is a nationally renowned CFRE with more than 30 years of expertise. Come join Ms. Ginn as she mentors and shares her many years of experiences with you. The course content includes:

  • Becoming a CFRE
    • The Process, The Application, The Examination, Accountability Standards, Re-Certification
  • The CFRE Exam Content
    • Prospect Identification, Solicitation, Securing the Gift, Volunteerism, Donor Relations, Management, Stewardship, Accountability
  • Passing the Exam
    • Your body, your attitude, your knowledge, your timing, your method

$109 Negotiated Room Rate Buena Vista Suites, 8203 World Center Drive, Orlando FL 32821, 407-239-8588 Direct, 800-537-7737 Reservations

Note: Reserve your room by September 9, 2015 and mention the AFP CFRE Course for the special room rate of $109.

Registration & Questions: Visit www.afpcentralflorida.org, call 407-293-4464 or email mail@afpcentralflorida.org.


Fundraising with The Three Wise Guys

 AFP Central Florida presents “Faith and Fundraising”. This luncheon will feature Rev. Bryan Fulwider, Imam Muhammad Musri and Rabbi Steven, better known as The Three Wise Guys who will discuss how to ask the faithful for support for non-profit organizations.

register-now-button-home$20 AFP Members

$40 Guest and all Walk-Ins

$30 First Time – Soon to be members

In the style of a radio show The Three Wise Guys from Friends Talking Faith on WMFE, 90.7 FM, our guest “wise guys” will discuss what every development professional should know when asking for money from people of faith. 


The theology, philosophy, and the “do’s” and “don’ts” of the ask. We’ll “pitch the topic,” then open up the “phone lines” to hear from our listeners (you the audience). Join us for a lively and insightful “live show!” 


Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys

Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys

You can listen to The Three Wise Guys – Rev. Bryan Fulwider, Imam Muhammad Musri and Rabbi Steven Engel – on WMFE Radio each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Learn more about The Three Wise Guys here.